Stockholm Composer Festival
- Date: Thursday, 10 November 2011 to Wednesday, 16 November 2011
- Venue: Stockholm Concert Hall (Konserthuset) — Hötorget, Stockholm, Sweden
- Tickets: Adults: 90-350 SEK — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on +46 8 50667788
The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and the Stockholm Concert Hall annually (since 1986) arranges a week-long festival centered around a living composer. Previously featured composers include Witold Lutoslawski, Arvo Pärt, Alfred Schnittke, Krzysztof Penderecki, Anders Eliasson, Sofia Gubajdulina, Kaija Saariaho & Magnus Lindberg, John Adams, Hans Werner Henze and Steve Reich. The 2011 festival features Australian composer and violist Brett Dean, who will both perform, conduct and present his music at seminars and introductory talks.
Performers: The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Uppsala Chambers Soloists, Brett Dean (viola, cond.), Sakari Oramo (cond.), Thomas Dausgaard (cond.), Jack Liebeck (violin) etc.
Featured non-Australian music: Brahms: String Quintet No 2; Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 (Pastoral)
Featured Australian Works
||Amphitheatre : scene for orchestra (2000) by Brett Dean|
|Carlo : solo voice(s) with string orchestra by Brett Dean — World premiere|
|Epitaphs : for viola and string quartet (2010) by Brett Dean|
|Fire music : music for orchestra (2011) by Brett Dean — World premiere|
— performed by Sakari Oramo and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
||Intimate decisions : for viola solo (1996) by Brett Dean|
||Komarov's fall : music for orchestra (2006) by Brett Dean|
|Recollections : for ensemble (2006) by Brett Dean|
||String quartet no. 8 : string quartet (1969) by Peter Sculthorpe|
||The lost art of letter writing : for violin and orchestra (2006) by Brett Dean|
||Three caprichos after Goya : guitar solo by Brett Dean|
||Viola concerto (viola with orchestra) (2005) by Brett Dean|
||Voices of angels : piano quintet (1996) by Brett Dean|
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